Penny Cottage, 8 Pound Hill, Avening, Gloucestershire


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  • Bedrooms: 3
A charming, detached three bedroom Cotswold stone cottage with a wealth of character features set in a peaceful location in the heart of the popular village of Avening enjoying far reaching views across the village and valley beyond.

Cotswold stone period property

Three reception rooms

Three bedrooms

Extensive garden

Fantastic views

Garage and off road parking

Within Cotswold AONB


The property is entered through a wooden front door leading to the inviting kitchen with tiled floor and Shaker style cream solid wood base and wall cabinets with wooden work tops. The island unit has a wooden work top with a marble inset. A window set in front of the Belfast sink provides fabulous views. There is an understairs cupboard and a further pantry cupboard providing excellent storage. The utility/boot room is situated off the kitchen and has an external door leading to the garden making the ideal place to kick off wellies and hang coats after a long walk.

The light and airy sitting room has a tiled floor and the focal point of the room is the inglenook fireplace with a Jotul woodburning stove inset. Off the sitting room is the dining room with oak floor boards and double doors leading to the conservatory with a practical tiled floor and sliding doors providing access out to the rear garden.

Upstairs the master bedroom enjoys a double aspect with an en suite shower room and built in storage. There is a further double bedroom with built in wardrobes and a single bedroom also with built in wardrobes, currently used as a study. The family bathroom has a bath with overhead shower, wash hand basin and low level WC with neutral floor and wall tiles.


The property is approached onto a gated gravel driveway running along the side of the property leading to a single garage with power and light.

The property and garden are enclosed by a mixture of dry stone walling, fencing and hedging. The extensive garden has outstanding views of the surrounding countryside and predominantly laid to lawn with mixed herbaceous borders numerous fruit trees and an impressive ash tree.


Avening is a charming village in the Cotswolds AONB and served by a well regarded primary school, village hall, The Bell and Queen Matilda public houses. There are many walks and bridleways in the area and Gatcombe Park is located by the village. The market towns of Tetbury, Nailsworth and Stroud are close by for all your daily shopping needs and secondary schools. There is also a good selection of independent schools in the area, such as Westonbirt and Beaudesert Schools. The M4 and M5 motorways are within easy reach for travel throughout the UK with good connections to Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff and London. Mainline train stations can be found at Kemble, Stroud, Bristol and Chippenham, all with direct services to London Paddington.

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